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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to exaggerate)
a. magnificar
Reginald magnified the importance of his support in the election.Reginald magnificó la importancia de su apoyo en la elección.
b. exagerar
She used a spurious interpretation of the data to magnify the margin of her victory.Utilizó una interpretación espuria de los datos para exagerar el margen de su victoria.
2. (to enlarge)
a. ampliar
We magnified the image ten times to make the details more noticeable.Ampliamos la imagen diez veces para hacer los detalles más perceptibles.
b. aumentar
Barry is trying out ways to magnify his customer base for his business.Barry está probando maneras de aumentar la base de clientes de su negocio.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (of lens, telescope)
a. ampliar, aumentar
2. (exaggerate)
a. magnificar, desorbitar
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magnify [ˈmæɡnɪfaɪ]
transitive verb
1 (Ópt) aumentar; ampliar
to magnify sth seven times aumentar algo siete veces
2 (exaggerate) exagerar
magnifying glass (n) lupa (f)
magnifying power (n) aumento (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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